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Office for Mac 2011 Upgrade Pulled

Bugs that have corrupted the Outlook database on some systems prompted Microsoft to withdraw an Office for Mac 2011 major update from its upgrade servers.

10 Secrets to Punch Up Your PowerPoint Presentations

Buried within PowerPoint's many toolbars and menus are tricks that the average user tends to miss. With these simple steps, you can leave a lasting impression.


Leaked Office 15 Video Touts Cloud Features

Microsoft seems eager to take on Google Docs and Apple's iCloud with its own online sync features in Office 15.

Internet Explorer, Windows Phone Due Updates This Year

A leaked Microsoft roadmap reveals a 2013 launch target for Office 15, and other update plans and schedules.

Try Calligra 2.4 for a New Microsoft Office Alternative

With office, graphics, and management components, this new open source contender aims to provide 'the most comprehensive free suite anywhere,' its makers say.

Leaked: Microsoft Roadmaps for Office 15, IE10, and More

A leaked Microsoft roadmap shows an early 2013 release date for Microsoft Office 15.

Microsoft Adds 6 Months to Office 2007's Support Lifespan

Office 2007 will now exit mainstream support in October 2012, and fall off the support list for good in October 2017.

OnLive Desktop: Virtual Office Apps on Your iPad

With OnLive Desktop, you can run Microsoft programs, such as Word and Excel, that normally wouldn't work on an iPad. But the interface doesn't always make it easy to use them.


Can Your Software Live in the Cloud?

Services such as CloudOn, Nivio, and OnLive are bringing full-blown Office apps to iPads and other mobile devices.

Microsoft Patches Critical Windows Zero-day Bug That Hackers Are Now Exploiting

Microsoft Tuesday delivered six security updates to patch 11 vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer, Office and several other products.